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Qur'anic Matters: Material Mediations and Religious Practice in Egypt

Qur'anic Matters: Material Mediations and Religious Practice in Egypt

2020-05-29
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By Natalia K. Suit Series: Bloomsbury Studies in Material Religion Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic Publication Date: May 14, 2020 In Qur'anic Matters, Natalia Suit explores the materiality of books, focusing on the mushaf. With its paper, binding,...
Online Documentary Film Program and Debate

Online Documentary Film Program and Debate

2020-05-28
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“Religious Healing and Sacred Health Curing” Starting Date: June 2020 The Network of the Anthropology of the Middle East and Central Eurasia (AMCE) of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA), will organize a new serie...
CFP: Eleventh International Conference on Religion & Spirituality in Society

CFP: Eleventh International Conference on Religion & Spirituality in Society

2020-05-27
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Call for Papers Date: June 3-4, 2021 Venue: The University of Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain The conference features research addressing the annual themes and the 2021 Special Focus: Modeling Traditions from the Margins: Non-Canonical Writ...
New online facility, specifically to assist Qur’an manuscript scholars and researchers

New online facility, specifically to assist Qur’an manuscript scholars and researchers

2020-05-26
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The University of Hamburg’s Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures and Islamic Painted Page are happy to announce the launch of a new online facility, specifically to assist Qur’an manuscript scholars and researchers. The database a...
Program for the Study of Religion

Program for the Study of Religion

2020-05-24
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University of California, San Diego The Study of Religion is an intellectually exciting program focused on a subject matter that many scholars in the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences consider to be an intrinsic dimension of humanity&m...
German church opens doors for Muslim prayers

German church opens doors for Muslim prayers

2020-05-23
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A church in Berlin has opened its doors to Muslim worshippers unable to fit into their mosque under new social distancing rules. Germany allowed religious services to resume on 4 May but worshippers must maintain a distance of 1.5m (5ft). As a resul...
German president: No tolerance for attacks on Muslims

German president: No tolerance for attacks on Muslims

2020-05-22
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Germany’s president has assured the country’s Muslim citizens that growing racist hatred and violence by right-wing extremists will not be tolerated by the state and democratic majority in the country. In a message marking Eid al-Fitr, t...
Research Assistant in the Field of Islamic Philosophy and the Foundations of Belief

Research Assistant in the Field of Islamic Philosophy and the Foundations of Belief

2020-05-21
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Call for Applications Research assistant with 1/2 part-time employment for a limited period of 3 years Berlin Institute for Islamic Theology, Humboldt University of Berlin (HU) Application Deadline: June 2, 2020 The Shortterm Research Group &ldqu...
Muslim youth lead efforts to keep Edmonton mosque open

Muslim youth lead efforts to keep Edmonton mosque open

2020-05-20
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Muslim youth have made a huge impact in their community during the month of Ramadan, helping an Edmonton mosque keep its doors open. Sahaba Mosque, also known as the Downtown Islamic Association, ran into funding troubles when mass gathering restrict...
More young adults are leaving religion, but that’s not the whole story, say researchers

More young adults are leaving religion, but that’s not the whole story, say researchers

2020-05-19
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It’s become almost a foregone conclusion that young adults are leaving organized religion in high numbers. Newly published findings from the National Study of Youth and Religion don’t challenge that conclusion — not exactly. But the...
Muslim charity helps Italy deal with crisis

Muslim charity helps Italy deal with crisis

2020-05-14
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Muslim communities in Italy have been praised for their generosity during the coronavirus crisis after donating more than €500000 in cash and food aid since the outbreak began more than two months ago. Italy’s death toll so far is approac...
Islam in British Media Discourses

Islam in British Media Discourses

2020-05-09
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By Laurens de Rooij Publisher: Manchester University Press (May 2020) Ever wondered what non-muslims actually do with media stories about Islam and how it relates to Islamophobia? How is society affected by repeated discussions of Islam and Muslims...
Call for Papers: Special Issue: “Religion and the Coronavirus Pandemic”

Call for Papers: Special Issue: “Religion and the Coronavirus Pandemic”

2020-05-04
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Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture (JSRNC) Call for Papers Abstract Submission Deadline: June 15, 2020 The Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture (JSRNC) is calling for paper proposals exploring the entanglement...
Center for Religious Studies (CRS)

Center for Religious Studies (CRS)

2020-05-02
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The Center for Religious Studies (CRS, formerly the Religious Studies Program) is an academic forum at CEU (Central European University) fostering the study of religion. The mission of the center is to initiate and to coordinate research and the diss...
Images and Borderlands: Mediterranean basin between Christendom and Ottoman Empire in the Early Modern Age

Images and Borderlands: Mediterranean basin between Christendom and Ottoman Empire in the Early Modern Age

2020-05-02
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Date: September 16-17, 2020 Venue: Split City Museum, Split, Croatia Scientific Coordinators: Ivana Čapeta Rakić (icapeta@ffst.hr), Giuseppe Capriotti (giuseppe.capriotti@unimc.it) Scope: Following in the footsteps of Fernand Braudel, an increasin...
French Muslim leader: Coronavirus is a chance for solidarity, not 'punishment'

French Muslim leader: Coronavirus is a chance for solidarity, not 'punishment'

2020-05-01
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French Muslims are experiencing the coronavirus crisis amid fear, dreading the loss of family members. Mosques and other places of worship have closed. In France, the Grand Great Mosque of Paris and its new rector, Chems Eddine Hafiz, did not wait t...
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